Deadline: March 15, 2017
WARC Travel Grant Information
Apply from January 15 to March 15, 2017 for travel to take place between July 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017
All applicants for WARC travel grant fellowships must fill out this online application. Each applicant needs one reference letter. All reference letters must be submitted online using the link below.
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THIS IS AN ONLINE APPLICATION. HARD COPY APPLICATIONS RECEIVED IN THE MAIL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
BELOW IS A LIST OF DOCUMENTS YOU WILL NEED TO UPLOAD TO THIS APPLICATION. BE SURE TO INCLUDE ALL OF THE DOCUMENTS LISTED; INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
*A brief (50-80 word) abstract of the activity to be funded, beginning with a clear statement of purpose
*A description (6 double-spaced pages maximum) of the applicant’s research and how the proposed travel is relevant to this work. This should be presented in a language understandable to non-specialist readers
*A curriculum vitae with research and teaching record when relevant
*If attending a conference, an abstract of the paper to be read and a letter of acceptance to the conference
*If visiting another institution, an invitation from host institution
*If travel is to consult archives or other materials, a description of the collections to be consulted and their significance to the applicant’s research
*All applicants must submit a letter of recommendation either by the professor overseeing their research or a colleague
*Proof of citizenship in the form of a photocopy of the applicant’s passport (please note: this competition is open only to West African nationals )
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The WARC Travel Grant program promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent, the WARC Travel Grant provides travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500. This competition is open only to West African nationals, with preference given to those affiliated with West African colleges, universities, or research institutions.
Travel grant funds may be used to: 1) attend and present papers at academic conferences relevant to the applicant’s field of research; 2) visit libraries or archives that contain resources necessary to the applicant’s current academic work; 3) engage in collaborative work with colleagues at another institution; 4) travel to a research site.
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